A kid's vision board is a great way to help your kids hone in on the what and why of learning in your homeschool. Once your kids understand what they want to learn, figuring out why is the next most important task. Is it because they really just love the subject? Or is it a skill they need to be able to do something else? I have always created my own vision board each year as a visual … [Read more...] about How to Create a Kid’s Vision Board
Goal-setting is one of those things that has come to the forefront of my everyday. I love to be able to sit down and flesh out my goals, and more importantly, the why behind those goals. You can imagine how excited I was to hear about the brand new Girls Goal Planner from Cultivate What Matters. I have been using the tools that Lara and her team over at Cultivate What Matters, makes for many … [Read more...] about The Girls Goal Planner – Cultivate What Matters
One of the reasons that my husband and I have for homeschooling is to have the greatest influence on their lives. You want to incorporate family Bible study into your homeschool day. Sending your kids to school seems to counteract that influence. By homeschooling, your convictions and values are the main influence, not the public school, not even a private school. We are Christians, and … [Read more...] about How to Incorporate Family Bible Study in Homeschool
I always loved the first day of school when I was growing up. The allure of new school supplies, and seeing friends that I hadn't seen all summer, were all so fun to me. I would pick out my outfit put all of my supplies in my backpack, and be on my way. There were lots of the first day of school traditions, but what about homeschool traditions? Even though your kids aren't going … [Read more...] about Homeschool Traditions for a Great 1st Day!
This post was originally published in August of 2017, but it has been updated and is relevant to my conversations with you all recently! When I ask other homeschool moms what their biggest struggle is with homeschooling, hands down they say consistency. I have to be honest and say that consistency is one of my biggest struggles as well. But what do we mean by consistency? When we talk about … [Read more...] about How to Create Consistency in Your Homeschool Day
It is time for a homeschool day in the life! This year my kids are 10, 8, and 4. Every year that the kids get older I find that I need to figure out a new rhythm! I love to document a homeschool day in the life because it is fun to see what others are doing each day. But, more importantly, I get to look back on how our days have evolved as the kids get a little older. Find my previous … [Read more...] about Homeschool Day in the Life (ages 10, 8, and 4)